Elsa Dent

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Performance of nutritional screening tools in predicting poor six-month outcome in hospitalised older patients
    Elsa Dent
    University of Adelaide, South Australia, Discipline of Public Health, Level 7, 178 Frome Road, North Terrace Towers, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 23:394-9. 2014
  2. pmc Psychosocial factors modify the association of frailty with adverse outcomes: a prospective study of hospitalised older people
    Elsa Dent
    Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health, The University of Adelaide, 178 North Terrace Terrace Towers, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 14:108. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Use of the Mini Nutritional Assessment to detect frailty in hospitalised older people
    E Dent
    BAppSc Hons, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, The Basil Hetzel Institute for Medical Research, 28 Woodville Road, Woodville South, SA, 5011
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:764-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Nutritional screening tools as predictors of mortality, functional decline, and move to higher level care in older people: a systematic review
    Elsa Dent
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 31:97-145. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Nutritional screening tools and anthropometric measures associate with hospital discharge outcomes in older people
    Elsa Dent
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 34:E1-6. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity as factors associated with hospital discharge destination among older people: a prospective cohort study
    Barbara Caecilia Wimmer
    Sansom Institute, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Drugs Aging 31:623-30. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Frailty and functional decline indices predict poor outcomes in hospitalised older people
    Elsa Dent
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Age Ageing 43:477-84. 2014

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Performance of nutritional screening tools in predicting poor six-month outcome in hospitalised older patients
    Elsa Dent
    University of Adelaide, South Australia, Discipline of Public Health, Level 7, 178 Frome Road, North Terrace Towers, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 23:394-9. 2014
    ..The MNA and GNRI were useful clinical predictors of poor six-month outcome, although their accuracy of prediction was low. Nutritional screening remains a priority in the routine assessment of hospitalised older people. ..
  2. pmc Psychosocial factors modify the association of frailty with adverse outcomes: a prospective study of hospitalised older people
    Elsa Dent
    Discipline of Public Health, School of Population Health, The University of Adelaide, 178 North Terrace Terrace Towers, Adelaide, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 14:108. 2014
    ..The aims of this study were to: i) investigate the association between psychosocial factors and frailty, and ii) to establish whether psychosocial factors impact on the association between frailty and adverse outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Use of the Mini Nutritional Assessment to detect frailty in hospitalised older people
    E Dent
    BAppSc Hons, University of Adelaide, Department of Medicine, The Basil Hetzel Institute for Medical Research, 28 Woodville Road, Woodville South, SA, 5011
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:764-7. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Nutritional screening tools as predictors of mortality, functional decline, and move to higher level care in older people: a systematic review
    Elsa Dent
    Department of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 31:97-145. 2012
    ..25). Overall, there is evidence that NSTs can predict those at low risk of mortality, functional decline, and, to a lesser extent, move to higher level care in older people...
  5. doi request reprint Nutritional screening tools and anthropometric measures associate with hospital discharge outcomes in older people
    Elsa Dent
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 34:E1-6. 2015
    ..To examine the association of nutritional screening tools (NSTs) and anthropometric measures with hospital outcomes in older people...
  6. doi request reprint Polypharmacy and medication regimen complexity as factors associated with hospital discharge destination among older people: a prospective cohort study
    Barbara Caecilia Wimmer
    Sansom Institute, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Drugs Aging 31:623-30. 2014
    ..Older people often take multiple medications. It is a policy priority to facilitate older people to stay at home longer. Three-quarters of nursing home placements in the US are preceded by a hospitalization...
  7. doi request reprint Frailty and functional decline indices predict poor outcomes in hospitalised older people
    Elsa Dent
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Age Ageing 43:477-84. 2014
    ..admission to a Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit (GEMU) can optimise a patient's chance of functional recovery...